The Importance of Taking Time for Yourself

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Being a parent or caretaker always comes with challenges. These days, it’s more important than ever to remember to take some time for yourself. When you feel calmer, it’s easier to meet the needs of your loved ones and be present for them. Give yourself permission to carve out some “me time” for self-care with our tips and suggestions.

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Letter Writing: Tips & Fun Facts for Families

Sometimes a handwritten letter or card is just the thing to lift someone’s spirits. Letter writing benefits the sender as you organize your thoughts to share with another person. Letters are personal. Letters make you slow down and think about what you want to say. And they can be saved to read again and again. Even in our modern age of smart phones and social media, everyone from homeschooled kids to busy adults can enjoy writing a letter.

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Scarves & More Work-From-Home Wardrobe Essentials

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Look your best for that company conference call, online parent-teacher chat or your virtual book club meeting with scarves and other smart accessories for our “new normal” lifestyle.

These days, comfy is the new chic but there are still times we need to look — and feel — a bit more professional. Whether you’re wearing denim, dress pants or (honestly?) pajama bottoms, we’ve got tips and tricks for looking great online. Here’s the 4-1-1 on a great work-from-home wardrobe.

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